2012 TC4 observed

Near Earth Asteroid 2012 TC4 appears as a dot at the centre of this composite of 37 individual 50-second exposures obtained with the FORS2 instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The individual images have been shifted to compensate for the motion of the asteroid, so that the background stars and galaxies appear as bright trails. At magnitude 27, this is the faintest Near Earth Asteroid so far measured.

Të drejtat:

ESO / ESA NEOCC / Olivier Hainaut (ESO), Marco Micheli (ESA) and Detlef Koschny (ESA)

Rreth fotografisë

Id:ann17052b
Tipi:Planetar
Data e Publikimit:Gus 10, 2017, 15:00 CEST
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Rreth objektit

Emri:2012 TC4
Tipi:Milky Way : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Kategori:Solar System

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Optik
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Very Large Telescope
FORS2